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Imagine Cover for April 2017











March/April 2017 • Performing Arts


A Musical Ambassador (PDF) • My summer with the National Youth Orchestra

Educating the Artist (PDF) • Musical immersion at Interlochen Arts Academy

In Tune with the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale

From Shrek to Shakespeare • Finding myself and my community on stage

Beyond Words • The benefits of competitive drama

All Together Now • An a cappella story

A Master of One • Depth over breadth in the performing arts

My Kathak Journey (PDF) • Studies in Indian classical dance

Jazz Studies, Amplified • Conservatory life through the eyes of a bass major

Conservatories (PDF) • College for serious musicians

The Other Side of the Curtain • Off-stage careers in the performing arts

A Blueprint for Action • The Save Our Souls emergency shelter



Big Picture

In My Own Words (PDF) • Michael Aarons, Broadway musician and music coordinator

Off the Shelf • Review of Brian Falkner’s Brain Jack

Word Wise

Exploring Career Options • Interview with doctor of physical therapy Joseph Conger

One Step Ahead • On pursuing music in college

Planning Ahead for College • Applying to college as a music major

Students Review • University of California, Berkeley

Mark Your Calendar

Knossos Games



These related articles were published in previous issues of Imagine:

Art Song (PDF) • Discovering my love of opera

Career Profile (PDF) • Conductor Marin Alsop

Career Profile (PDF) • Violist Cynthia Phelps

Dancing in the Footsteps of My Ancestors (PDF)

In My Own Footsteps (PDF)

In My Own Words (PDF) • Claire Chase, Cofounder of the International Contemporary Ensemble

In My Own Words (PDF) • Diane Paulus, Artistic Director, American Repertory Theater

Music in the Woods (PDF) • Six weeks at Tanglewood

My Life in Felt and Foam (PDF) • A portrait of the puppeteer as a young man

Together as One (PDF) • The All-National Mixed Choir